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Nguyen Hieu


  • PhD student in Economics, Australian National University, 2014 -

  • Master in Economic Development, National Economics University, Vietnam – Institute of Social Studies, the Hague

  • Bachelor in Economics, National Economics University, Vietnam

Contact details

PhD programme


Topic title

Human capital: Parental aspirations, ethnic differences and crime


2019 “Ethnic gaps in child education outcomes in Vietnam: an investigation using Young Lives data”, Education Economics, Volume 27, 2019 - Issue 1, Pages 93-111,

2019 “Do more educated neighbourhoods experience less property crime? Evidence from Indonesia”, International Journal of Educational Development, Volume 64,January 2019, Pages 27-37,

2017 “The Individual Deprivation Measure: Methodology Update 2017”, Australian National University, Canberra and International Women’s Development Agency, Melbourne. ISBN 978-1-925286-24-3, 2017. (Contributor)

2016 “Labour and employment situation in Thua Thien Hue Province: An analysis of the differences between urban and rural area”, Hue University Journal of Science, Vol. 118, 2016.

2011 “Employing Instrumental Variable to Address Endogeneity in Analyzing Child Labour in Central Vietnam – Based on Data from 2008 Vietnam Household Living Standards Survey”, Review of Danang Socio-Economic Development Issue, vol. 15, 2011.

Unpublished papers

“Older and wiser? The impact of school starting age on teenage marriage and motherhood in Vietnam” (With Blane D. Lewis), presented at Australian Development Economics Workshop, June 2018, under review

“Policy failure and educational attainment in Indonesia” (With Blane D. Lewis), presented at Indonesia-Australia High Level Policy Dialogue, March 2018; under review

“Parents’ aspiration and the child time allocation”. accepted to present at the 8th International Research Meeting in Business and Management in June 2017; under review

Working experience


Research assistant, Individual Deprivation Measurement Project, ANU, Canberra, June 2016 - June 2017

Independent consultant, Mekongeconomics, 2009-2014

Consultant, Vietnam Labour force survey, The World Bank, Hanoi, Oct 2010 - Oct 2011


Tutor, Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation -IDEC8026, ANU, Semester 2-2018

Tutor, Issues In Applied Microeconomics - IDEC8029, ANU, Semester 1-2018, 2017, 2016

Tutor, Applied Micro-econometrics – EMET 3006, ANU, Semester 1 - 2017

Tutor, Strategic Thinking – ECON2141, ANU, Semester 2 - 2016

Australia Awards Casual Sessional Tutor, Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation -IDEC8026, ANU, Semester 1 - 2015

Co-presenter, intensive training course “Quantitative Analysis with Stata”, ANU, 9/2015

Lecturer in Hue College of Economics, Hue University, Vietnam, 2003 – 2014 (Subjects: Basic Micro-Econometrics, Quantitative Analysis with SPSS, Applied Maths for Economics)

Scholarships and fellowships

  • Endeavour Prime Minister’s Australia Postgraduate Scholarship, 2014 –2018

  • New Zealand Government Scholarship (Master) , 2005-2008

  • Vietnamese government scholarship (Undergraduate), 1999-2003

Mailing address

Hieu T.M. Nguyen
Room 4235, Coombs Bldg
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics
Crawford School of Public Policy
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200 Australia

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